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Tony Rigg
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Location :

Lancashire
United Kingdom


Bio :

Tony Rigg is a music industry professional and educator affiliated with the University of Central Lancashire. 

He has occupied senior management roles in market-leading organisations, including Operations Director for Ministry of Sound.

He has overseen the management of more than one hundred music venues and thousands of music events and as an artist/ music producer he has had tracks featured on chart topping albums. 

He manages a portfolio of self-generated and collaborative music-related projects including Tony Rigg Consulting/ The Business Development Lab, his consultancy practice serving the Creative Industries. 

Locally he is Festival Director for the Preston Jazz and Improvisation Festival, consults for UCLan Recordings and is Co-Chair of Music Research @ UCLan.  

He has also set up and leads on a number of education programmes including UCLan's MA Music Industry Management and Promotion.

He co-edited and co-wrote the books Popular Music in the Post-digital Age: Politics, Economy, Culture and Technology (Bloomsbury 2018) and ‘The Future of Live Music’ (Bloomsbury 2020)

 
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